03-07-21 Teacher, Singer & Cellist Zan Berry - Conducting Conversations

March 8th, 2021

​This week Zan Berry, teacher, singer and cellist, is our special guest. We talk about the many programs he's involved with and listen to some selections of music that will be presented at the Music Mansion in Providence during the First Fridays programs. For more information you can go to www.musicmansion.org

Zan Berry – Fresh Inc Festival

 

 

02-28-21 Stephanie Goddard, Singer, Discusses Frank Sinatra & His Music - Conducting Conversations

March 1st, 2021

This week the music of Frank Sinatra, world famous singer and song stylist, is the subject of our program. Stephanie Goddard, singer, and huge Sinatra fan, is the special guest co-host. We talk about the extraordinary amount of music Sinatra recorded, and listen to some selections that made him one of the greatest of all time. For more information you can go to wcri@classical959.com

5 Reasons Frank Sinatra is timeless - ABC7 Chicago

 

02-21-21 Greg Mallozzi, Film Maker & Mike Savard, Jazz Historian - Conducting Conversations

February 22nd, 2021

This week Greg Mallozzi, film maker and Mike Savard, jazz historian are our special guests. We talk about the upcoming documentary on the life of Dave McKenna, jazz pianist, they are involved with, and listen to some selections of music that made him one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. For more information you can go to facebook page “Dave McKenna Appreciation Society”.​

Dave McKenna

 

02-14-21 Dr. Edward Markward-Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington - Conducting Conversations

February 16th, 2021

Dr. Edward Markward, the Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington at St. John's, is our special guest this week. With Ed in his North Providence home, we remotely talk about his music season that has been changed because of the virus shutdown and listen to some music that will be presented in a Virtual Concert on February 21st. For more information you can go to http://www.cobsj.org

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02-07-21 - Mystic River Chorale - Conducting Conversations

February 8th, 2021

The Mystic River Chorale is the subject of this week's program with Dr. Frank Martginetti, Artistic Director, Frank Zilinyi, Asst. Director and Tim Rooney, President. We talk about Dr. Martginetti's tenure as Artistic and Music Director and the fact that Frank Zilinyi will now be taking over. The music we listen to is from past concerts by the Chorale. For more information you can call (860) 460-1487 or go to www.mysticriverchorale.org

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01-31-21 - Narragansett Bay Chorus - Conducting Conversations

February 1st, 2021

This week we feature the Narragansett Bay Chorus with two members of the Chorus, Ken Brindamour, President and Sean Mulford, VP of Marketing. The chorus will be offering virtual Singing Valentines this year...we'll find out how to get one for your own and what else the Chorus has been doing during the pandemic. There will also be songs by The Boston Common, X-Men, Road Show and Rhode Island Ramblers. For more information you can go to www.SingNBC.com

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01-24-21 - Kenneth Hamilton-Concert Pianist - Conducting Conversations

January 25th, 2021

This week we feature Kenneth Hamilton, concert pianist from Scotland. In this show he'll be coming to us remotely from Germany. We'll listen to examples of his music from his recently released CD, “More Preludes to Chopin”, discuss his career and how he became “one of the finest players of his generation”. He has appeared many times on TV, radio, and at festivals around the world.​

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01-17-21 - Lori Robishaw Exec Dir of The La Grua Center - Conducting Conversations

January 19th, 2021

Ms. Lori Robishaw, the Executive Director of The La Grua Center, is the special guest on the program. Joined by Christopher Greenleaf, we remotely talk about the season that has been changed because of the virus shutdown, about the future and listen to some of the music that will be presented on January 23rd. For more information you can go to www.lagruacenter.org

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